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to do it. >> changing the community by changing the environment. one one woman is doing to transfer form the view and the people. >> the first for the airline industry next. >>> we have lift off with the wingspan of a 747 and the power of a small electric scooter. the solar impulse airplane kruszed around the bay air gentleman this afternoon without a single drop op fuel. today's flight which took off from moffett field will run 16 hours nonstop. you see it here flying over the golden gate bridge. the sun will power the plane's 12,000 solar panels during the day and solar charged batteries will change it after sundown. >> what we like to do is inspire people, inspire people to achieve their dreams, inspire people to aachieve maybe the impossible, to get out of their -- if we can bring this to young generation, that's the goal of this project. >> it will fly over the bay blij in the next couple of hours before landing at fof fete field. >> back on the ground when you first get a lance to drive there could be a big chance. california teenagers could be facing tougher retrixs. one proposal
in san francisco. demonstrators spoke out against the stress of the environment and public health. among the protested the proposed key pipeline and pollution in low income community. all day we have been sweating out. our meteorologist rosemary is here. >> we have several and today is think i think is going to be the hottest day. let's take a look at some of the numbers from today. areas like oakland and san francisco broke the record. 88 in mountain view, all those in orange records set today. and i have to say, i want you to keep in mind there are many communities where the national weather service does not keep track of the record. so i am sure there are communities out there that probably topped it had record today but we just don't have that information. 74 in napa right now. it's still a nice evening out there. for some it's still a summer night. half hour until the sun set so we are on our way into a mild evening but i am beginning to see a change in the weather pattern. take a look here. we have had this northerly westg the fog out of the area. take a look. we got the surge comi
to a safe and supportive learning environment. and we know that the right to that environment is critical to having an education. schools across california, including some of the state's largest school districts, are already accepting and supporting their transgender students and that's something that we're proud of to do here in san francisco, but we need to do more. and one of the things that is happening with many of these students is that you look at the suicide rates and their high. and it's important for san francisco to continue to speak out in support of these students. and, so, i ask for your support for passage of assembly bill 12 66. i want to thank my colleagues for their co-sponsorship, supervisor wiener, supervisor mar, supervisor avalos, and supervisor kim. the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor campos. supervisor chiu. >> thank you, colleagues. i have a brief item i'm introducing a resolution to urge the california state legislature to pass assembly bill 900 which would reverse reductions that were made in our state budget process a few years ago in medi-cal reimburse
for qualified new students. learn more at devry.edu. 4 >>> for some it is a chance to help the environments by paying the dmv extra and buying a special license plate. our state lost millions of dollars by failing to collect that money. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with more. >> reporter: here is one of those license plates. they cost $50 to get. $40 a year to renew. in this audit, it accuses the dmv of not collecting and not charging enough for the plates and over the years it added up. >> reporter: some plates show love for sfo. others belong to lawyers and this one needs explaining. >> i have a yellow and black mini. looks like a bee. >> reporter: she paid extra the plate. now it seems that money was not being selected or spent correctly. >> i am not surprised. >> reporter: it is the auditor's office that found the problem, having to do with the sale of the license plates. plates that help the environment, art and more. >> department of motor vehicles has foregone $22.2 million over two years. >> reporter: the dmv failed to collect $12 million and under charged by $10 million. >> for a c
their support for the environment by banning plastic shopping bags. we sent kpix 5's len ramirez to find out the pros and cons. >> reporter: allen, i'm here in san jose. and san jose was one of the first big cities to have a bag ordinance in effect. it's been going on for more than a year so a lot of folks are getting used to the idea. and regular shoppers say it is now the new normal. >>> reporter: life after the plastic bag ban in san jose. >> i'm glad you asked. >> reporter: a year and five months since it's been on the books, and it's not a sad sack story for jill malone. >> you know, i just have a bunch of bags in my car. if i forget sometimes i just put the food in a cart and i put it -- bag it in the trunk m i think it>> rte but others complain about paying the extra dime f recyclable bag if they come shopping without them. >> it's a pain to buy them when i forget them. >> reporter: more cities are banning plastic bags including 12 new cities in san mateo county. plastic bags end up as litter, clog storm drains, don't biodegrade as easily and most are made out of unrecyclable material
created a tense environment for many american muslims. while authorities have not released any information linking the alleged attack to religion, american muslims fear that the minds of some are already made up. >> it is a unique thing being a minority within the united states. it is not often like a when a white christian blows something up. and it is a fine line, there is a feeling of dread we're hoping they're not muslim. however, in the bay area we have some reports of hate incidents. fortunately, nothing has escalated to violence with people being confronted to that because of their apparent".their apparent religion." >> zarha goes on to say that muslims like herself, who are civil rights lawers, doctors and teachers are representatives of the larger american muslim community and what they want to contribute to the united states. >> the giants are not taking any chances at a-t-and- t park. for last night's ball game, once again they stepped up security precautions. although there were long lines, most fans were in good spirits and went with the flow. >> better safe than sorry. >> thi
the environment, the art and more. >> department of motor vehicles has foregone $22.2 million over two years. >> reporter: the dmv failed to collect $12 million in special plate renewable fees and undercharged by 10 million- dollars. a percentage go to administration but the auditor found on the environmental plates dmv over estimated those costs by $6 million. other special funds were under charged. >> seems like everything is going through the cracks. >> that was ktvu's ken pritchett reporting tonight from oakland. >>> most voters approve of governor jerry brown's new school funding proposal. a poll finds 71% of people support giving more money to school districts with more english learners and lower income earners. 68% say state funding is not enough. >> californians perceive -- school districts and wealthier areas. >> the poll found many believe the resource translates into achievement issues. >>> the housing market is showing signs of life. new numbers show buyers paid $436,000 in march. that was up 7% from february. and up 21.8% from a year ago. however, while prices are up sales are d
the state failed to collect as much as $22 million meant for causes ranging from the environment to veterans. the department of motor vehicles undercharged and famed to collect fees on inactive plates. a separate investigation last year found that money from a september 11th memorial plate was diverted to other use. >>> twitter launched a new music discovery app today. the app is called hashtag music. it suggests songs and music users may like. the songs are streamed through other subscription based services. it runs on the iphone. >>> back to our continuing coverage of the boston marathon bombings. surveillance videos and cell phones have become crucial. authorities already have another high-tech tool that may come in handy at future events. >> reporter: it is still working on a policy for purchasing and using unarmed drone. they cited the terror attack in boston as a reason to use the craft. >> if you had a different aerial perspective of that area, you could capture people coming and going. it'd be a very useful tool. >> reporter: the sheriff says he could see a use for the drone to patro
license plates in california is supposed to be used to support special causes, such as the environment or arts but the state auditor says dmv has collected millions less than it should be from the program. our coverage of the manhunt for suspect number 2 in the boston bombings continues right after the break. don't forget you can always follow our coverage at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu with you, stay with us, much more ahead here on ktvu channel 2. send comments to comments@captioncolorado.com captions by terry james, caption colorado, llc. card hassles? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card that's easy to activate and can be used right away. plus, you can load cash or checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and checks right from your smartphone. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid.
are joining others around the world to help celebrate earth day by giving our environment a little tlc. from the mountain to coast teams of volunteers worked together on cleanup and restoration projects. a great day to go to pacific beach and get in some community service. woaresith corporate and community volunteers could be seeing beautifying golden gate park and cleaning up lake merritt in oakland. >>> no kidding. a great day to do it. lots of sunshine and so warm. >> leigh: we still had a nice little sea baez near -- sea breeze near the coast, but the further east, the 80s, and we'll do it again tomorrow and the next day and the next day. live doppler 7hd i'm not picking up any returns at all. here's a beautiful shot phloem high definition -- shot from the high definition suggest to -- sutro cam. san francisco in the city, 73. 82 was the high in livermore, san jose, 79. another beautiful shot of the embarcadero in san francisco. folks still out and about. san francisco right now, 59. a little cooler as the westerly winds move in mountain view, 70. 72 in san jose. santa cruz. 74 degrees.
to celebrate earth day by giving the environment a little tlc. they worked on cleanup and restoration projects and great day to take the family to pacific beach. work parties and community volunteers checking it out could be seen working in golden gate park and cleaning up lake merritt in oakland. >> the dmv wants your input now how to regulate driverless cars. google has been testing the cars for years. state regulators need to determine several things. for instance, who would be at fault in a crash, the driver or the manufacturer. same question with failure to stop at a stop sign, failing to recognized stopped traffic because of bad weather or getting off a freeway ramp too fast. i think all the drivers would be pointing at the car. >> you mentioned folks cleaning up. it was fabulous out there. 70s and 80s. as we work our way into monday and tuesday, we're talking about temperatures especially inland climbing close to 90 degrees. yes, get ready for a nice little mini heat wave in store for the bay area. hi, there, live doppler not picking up any moisture at all as we are sitting live right n
environment for many american muslims. how abimelech millions, kennet sh been watching >> it is a difficult line to walk because there want to focus on the victims and there is a concern and even dread. that we are hoping they are not moslem or that their of their connection to islam is not obvious. >> the san francisco-based american relations representative says that this fear is a backlash /muslims turned out to have islamic ties. >> it is you need to have a minority status in the united states. and when a white christian the blows something up it happens also. >> speculation is growing that the bombing suspect or muslim. they have not released a motive or anything linking their attack to religion and she fears some people's minds are already made up. >> we have already received some heat incidences and luckily, nothing has been escalated to a heat. >> reporter: as for setting the record straight? >> people like myself, and the civil rights lawyers, and teachers, students, with the larger american committee what the month to contribute to the united states. >> reporter: mike pelton, kron
, and menlo park. if you forget you will be charged ten cents per paper bag. >> it's good for the environment. we don't have the waste in the landfills and also harmful to animals. >> people have to pay attention to it. if you live in a place where they want you to bring your own bags, then do it. i think it's great. >> grocery stores are still able to provide plastic bags for produce and farm sis can still attribute small bags to hold prescription medications. >>> gas prices continue to slip across the country. here in the bay area as well. analysts say they could be even lower by the memorial day weekend. san francisco has the high spriests in the continental u.s. averaging $4.06 a gallon. around the rest of the bay gas is about 12 cents cheaper. that is down three cents a gallon in the last week. analysts say we could pay 20 cents less by the end of next month. >> let's hope so. >> remember when gas used to be 99 cents or $1 .99 a gallon. i remember those days. >> i just look at the total, sal. of how much it costs. >> it's kind of high. >>> good morning, everybody. the traffic is doing pr
tanks and a restroom structure. the city knew the environment was being impacted drastically. they realize this is a short- term solution but are working on funding more programs and more affordable house. >> we live in a beautiful community. the weather is very nice. encampments will always be at some level. >> reporter: outreach reporters have been trying to build a rapport for those at this site. so far 200 have joined programs. others have refused. >> i don't like them. i just don't like them at all. >> reporter: the cleanup will cost roughly $100,000. the city will pay half of that, the water district will pay the other half of that. back out here live, the city plans on putting up roadblocks here to prevent the homeless from using their vehicles to go down to the creek. they also plan on using private security to patrol the area. reporting live from janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are several new developments this noontime one week after the boston marathon bombings. brian flores is live in the newsroom with the charges of lone surviving suspect faces
it takes away from the place, knowing that environment is here. >> we also discovered that the grand canyon had 3 busts out of the 100,000 visitors. two at joshua tree and one at death valley. >> they come out with a the spring break mentality. >> those busted are subject to federal laws. >> it's primarily marijuana, mushrooms, and then the parties drug ecstacy. >> do you you smoke pot? >> on occasion. >> this climber and local resident said there are more arrests in yosemite because the rangers are more diligent and go after people like him. >> it's really not fair, because they target you. they know they see you around and they know -- people around here smoke pot. >> cases we've handled tend to be people from all over the country. >> criminal defense attorney michael mitchell has represented dozens of visitors at yosemite. he said there's more drug busts because of the concentration of campers in the valley. >> the rangers tend to be able to concentrate their lookout in a tighter area. >> easy picking. >> it could be seen that way. >> i would think that if you are doing drugs in a place
... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] [ siren wails ] [ ventilator hissing ] >> katie: [ sighing ] >> brooke: katie wants her ring. >> bill: are you sure? >> brooke: honey, we didn't get that. could you say it again? >> katie: [ muffled ] i said... ring. ring. >> brooke: "ring." [ birds chirping ] >> steffy: i still can't believe it.
the health of the environment. >>> there are a lot of falcons out there. up to 300 pairs in california. it's a lot. doesn't seem like it. top of the food chain. >> because the falcons are so high up on the food chain, their longevity is directly related to the health of what they eat. >> by the way, it turns out all of the newborn chicks on that ledge are males. all of them. >> there you go. >> i know. >>> up next, speaking of eating, we are going to do a little dining with our fresh grocer tony tantillo. >> but first, is your meat safe? find out which meats doctors say are most likely to make you sick. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, university is making the transition to a smoke-free campus. >>> southern california university is making the transition to a smoke-free campus. ucla went tobacco-free yesterday to coincide with earth day. it's the first university of california campus to ban tobacco products including cigarettes, pipes, cigars, chewing tobacco and even cigarettes. this is just the beginning. uc's president has called for all 10uc campuses to go tobacco- free by next year. >>> chicken and
water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] pregnant woman may not haveo give-up alcohol. cbs reporter >>> welcome back. in today's healthwatch, a new study shows pregnant women may not have to give up alcohol. cbs reporter alison harmelin with the experts who say, light drinking may not be harmful to babies. >> reporter: first time mother sarah little made sure to eat a balanced diet while she was pregnant with baby aaron. the 31-year-old would also have an occasional drink. >> i had a glass of wine, i don't know, once every month? once every six weeks? just to enjoy with friends or relax. >> reporter: a new study suggests a little alcohol isn't harmful to a baby's development. researchers in england compared 10,000 seven-year-olds. a quarter had mothers who drank lightly. the others didn't. >> we looked at children's social, emotional and intellectual development and felt there were no differences in terms of harmful effects. >> reporter: heavy alcohol son sumtion during pregnancy is long linked to health and deve
... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a show in one room then start playing it in another. and...i'm talking to myself... [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. oakland police announcing your rest of the murder, five suspects between 14 and 16 years ago have been taking into custody. we have video coming up of the scene boyer was shot and then drove his car down the hill. the suspects are so young is troubling. >> i am deeply deeply concerned by this by the fact that the person responsible for this man's murder ages range between 15 to 16 years old, unacceptable! we notice that the h for the suspect involved in many murders or robberies' are now between 14 and 17 years old. >> catherine >> catherine:president obama heads to boston thursday - for a the fbi is asking people to come for what many feel or anything t
environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] >> jacqueline: a total more about the one we get ahead you kids should count yourselves lucky. we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a show in one room then start playing it in another. and...i'm talking to myself... [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. (male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. the f-b-i identifies two suspects in the terror attack. the images the f-b-i hopes to use to identify them. and the attorney for the >> take a look this still images they reveal even more detail. dark shoes pants and jacket and may be a great hooded sweat shirt right there and believed that this is the man who dropped his backpack at the second explosion. both men are known to be armed and very dangerous for news. >> right now is believed to be spied and 15 people may have died. a least a hundred and
anywhere here in oakland, even in a beautiful neighborhood like rock ridge. it's a target rich environment. >> reporter: in this case, the shooter took off without stealing anything, leaving one man hospitalized and the neighborhood rattled. >> the coast guard boat returned to the home port in alameda today after a month- long mission. she performed two rescues along the way, the first involving two people about 90 miles off of san diego in a sinking boat. the other was just two days ago when there was a cap sized boat off of san diego county. they seized more than 2400 pounds of marijuana. there's no word on when she will shove on her next deployment. >> a really nice day across the entire bay area. lots of sunshine as temperatures are back up into the 70s and 80s. even san francisco maxed out in the 70s this afternoon. right now on live storm tracker 2, you can pick out the radar and satellite loop. you will notice the clouds heading up to the north. but the bay area is in the clear right now. we are expecting clear skies for the overnight hours. as far as current temperatures updated fo
. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] (male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news >> tub stories we're following in the kron4 morning news is suspicious package as one found near the lotta's fountain ready for a celebration. >> a big rig collision earlier this morning cause and a major back up for it the commute, but george has an update on the hot spot of 580. >> thousands of commuters are expecaffected by this problem. it is not completely clear from the traffic lanes but the resulting back up has reached all the way to the 2 05 interchange. that is still jammed. drive times as the clock that over 2 hours. it is not going to clear up any time soon. even with all the lanes open this will take a long time to clear. when the traffic is backed up like this, it has an accordion affect. it will start to move and then back again in the westbound direction. it just takes a long long time to clear. sadly, this is not our only hot spot. major delays of the bayshore freeway and then out a stamp francisco between s f o and downtown san f
and they will also try to mitigate any environment concerns. no neighbors have have to be evacuated. the nearest homes are across the freeway. we're right next to 101. a full hazmat crew is out here. calfire is the lead agency on this. back here live, we want to mention this is right near coyote ranch. we have monterey road which is over here to my left. this is shut down. they do not want anybody traveling on this road. so officials are debts pritly trying to -- desperately trying to get out the information not to take monterey road. it runs parallel to 101. take the bernal exit instead. they are trying to keep folks away from the area. we understand that pg&e officials are on scene. we'll be receiving an update from them within the next half- hour. live from near san jose, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. let's check in with sal. i know you -- you have the chopper working. you are keeping an eye on san mateo. >> this overturned truck, dave, southbound 101, still blocking the two right lanes. this happened on the ramp from westbound -- i'm sorry. eastbound 92 to southbound 101. tha
environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a show in one room then start playing it in another. and...i'm talking to myself... [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >> this according to boston city council president who says this surveillance video is from lord and taylor department store near where the second bomb exploded. he says he's not shore it operates at actually identified the person, but the fbi is not saying much. they delayed one press conference this afternoon and they canceled another so were looking for answers. at one point today, seven respectful media organizations reported an arrest had been made. so a lot of conclusion. the fbi boston police denied any arrests have been made. we're certainly offering all developments out of boston and we will update you as we learn more. >> these are pictures of nude pictures
of plastic bags and what they have on our environment and wildlife. the ban will apply in all county retail outlets, including grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies as well as other shops. the ban does not include restaurant food take-out or bags used for produce, meat, bulk foods and prescription meds. now, if you don't have those reusable bags, the city of menlo park says they will be offering free reusable bags at places likely bay area's or recreation or senior centers. live in menlo park, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> thank you. in california, we use a total of 20 billion plastic bags and the majority of them end up landlls oras litter. and speaking of trash, an annual unofficial pot party at golden gate park in san francisco left quite the mess for the city to clean up. according to the "chronicle," this weekend's 420 party at the park drew nearly 15,000 people and they left behind a mountain of trash. the clean-up tab for the city, $10,000. >>> speaking of tabs, the town of atherton is asking the white house to pay up. atherton was a fundraising stop for the president earlier
... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] >> welcome back. the time is 6:41 a.m.. >> do women see themselves less accurately than strangers do? a new adult campaign says yes--and offers proof, in the form of a forensic sketches. >> this is just part of the commercial. dove for recruited seven women of different ages and backgrounds and had a san jose based fbi trained forensic artist, gil zamora, create composite sketches of them based on descriptions of their own facial features. some of the women use phrases like " my mom told me i had a big draw, " " i kind of have a set, rounder faces old. earlier in the day, the women had been asked to spend time with strangers, though neither party was told why. the strangers were later brought on by one on one in a room with the artists and asked to describe the women who have been sketched earlier. the two resulting from is a beach women were then, side-by-side--and the contrast is pretty stark. >> the tagline of the campaign is " you are more beautiful than you think. " >> we will be right back. ♪ you sig sned up weeks ago ♪
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pelton shows us, the bombing's have created a tense environment for many american muslims. >> reporter: like millions, she watched the bombings in a state of horror. i. >> it is difficult because the want to focus on the victim's but it is a concern and a feeling of even dread. that they're hoping that they are not muslim. or not clear connections to islam. >> the san francisco bay on american islamic relations saying that this is from a backlash of american muslims. one alleged terrorists have islamic ties. >> it is unique to have a minority stereotype in the american community. when even a white caucasian christian would also blow of something. >> reporter: she fears that something is already mind up. >> we have received a couple of heat incidences. fortunately, nothing has escalated to violence. >> reporter: has to set the record straight? >> the people letter myself, the civil rights lawyers, teachers, colleagues, doctor's. we are representative of the larger american muslim community >> reporter: in san francisco, mike pelton, kron 4 news. >> social media played a big roll in the
every community took advantage of the great weather to give the environment a little extra care. teams of volunteers from pacific beach to golden gate park could be seen working together on cleanup and beautification projects in oak ladies and gentlemen, many locations, including lake merritt were getting special attention, from trash pickup, graffiti removal, weeding and planting, 3500 volunteers were working to give the city a makeover. earth day is the city's largest single day volunteer project. >> about 400 volunteers are coming together this weekend to build hope and affordable housing in east oakland. earth day laurens the three-day habitat for humanity buildup. volunteer crews are constructing eight homes. what would normally take three months of construction will be completed by monday night. thanks to the community and corporate teams. the project is sponsored by the east basil con valley chapter of habitat for humanity. and hopefully they will have good weather as they undertake that project. >> monday and tuesday, expect this through next week as well. live doppler 7hd, all
legislation, and i'm really looking forward to making sure that we keep our environment pristine. >> also in daly city today an earth day event that encouraged people to drop off anything they wanted to get rid of at the dump. nearby there was a beach cleanup day and similar events across the bay area. anthony slaughter, monday is earth day and it's going to be warm out there. >> today was very warm by all means. in fact, this is the beginning of a very warm trend that's going to kick in over the next couple of days. and monday is when the heat peaks out, diane. temperatures today looked like this. we were at 79 in san jose, 73 in san francisco. 80 in santa rosa and even 80 down in santa cruz. day plan yes for tomorrow does include lots of sunshine at the coast. temperatures. out in the mid 70s bayside, 70 degrees inland. that's where we're going to see the warmest air. 87 degrees for our inland valleys. and if that's not warm enough for you hang on. this is what we're experiencing for monday. temperatures all across the board really from san up to livermore. we're going to be close to 90
the environment a little extra care. teams of volunteers from pacific beach to golden gate park could be seen working together on cleanup and beautification projects in oak ladies and gentlemen, many locations, including lake merritt were getting special attention, from trash pickup, graffiti removal, weeding and planting, 3500 volunteers were working to give the city a makeover. earth day is the city's largest single day volunteer project. >> about 400 volunteers are coming together this weekend to build hope and affordable housing in east oakland. earth day laurens the three-day habitat for humanity buildup. volunteer crews are constructing eight homes. what would normally take three months of construction will be completed by monday night. thanks to the community and corporate teams. the project is sponsored by the east basil con valley chapter of habitat for humanity. and hopefully they will have good weather as they undertake that project. >> monday and tuesday, expect this through next week as well. live doppler 7hd, all clear right now. and much of the country is as well. here's a look
for the environment. we don't have the waste in the landfills and it's also harmful to animals. >> they're messy, people throw them everywhere. they plug stuff up and i would like it to be a little cleaner for my grandchildren as they grow up. >> reporter: according to the san mateo health system, most end up as litter or in landfills. the new law will not completely eliminate plastic bags because some grocery stores may give them out for produce. if you forget to bring a bag, the store might charge you. >> people who are already charging you, they charge you for everything in the world. i think it's a cost that's not necessary. >> if i forget one at home, i am gladly going to pay the 10- cents. >> reporter: as a reminder you might want to put that reusable bag in your front seat that way you don't have to pay the extra money. i'm paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> unincorporated areas of santa cruz county are toughening the ban on plastic bags tomorrow for earth day. the city of santa cruz exempted restaurants on the ban which began april 10th. >>> just how many acres have burned in a larg
san francisco. county officials say the reusable bags are just much better for the environment. one shopper she had she agreed after seeing them floating around in the breeze in her neighborhood. >> i saw a bag fly away. i like this idea. >> but you have to remember to bring all your bags when you shop. >> i put in the car. >> i think it's smart. i just think it's one more thing for us parents to remember but i think it's a good idea. i have no problems with it whatsoever. we're very well prepared. we've been worrying about this for months so it's not a surprise. >> signs are up near the doors letting people know what's going on. san mateo, carlos, redwood city and east palo alto will follow soon with this same rule. the law basically applies to grocery stores, convenience stores, but not to restaurants. plastic bags can be used for produce, meat and prescriptions if needed. today shoppers telling us if they bought a little extra, paid a little more than they intended to, they were actually given free bags, reusable bags to get them started. they were pretty pleased with that. repor
... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] the dubs in game-1 at the nuggets? ...for almost the entire, 48 minutes it was too close to call... step s >>> nba play-offs and the warriors. game one at the nuggets. for almost an entire 48 minutes it was too close to call. steph curry amped up in his play-off debut. what a start. missing the first nine shots. david lee a slam off the great pass by curry. klay thompson was hot. big turnaround jumper. 15 in the first half for klay. curry finally made a field goal. 1:20 before the first half ended. of course it was a three-point shot. he had 272 in the regular season. mcgay over andrew bogut. the warriors had a four-point halftime lead. then the shooting went into the deep freeze, folks. only 16 points in the third period. and the nuggets smelled blood in the water, believe you me, they went after it. corey brewer with a 14-3 run. denver goes up 7 going into the fourth period. and then david lee went down hard, injured, left hip flexor, left the game. still the warriors made a comeback. jack to carl landry lead down to 1. the
is more about solar than it is about aviation. >> at the same time protect the environment and allow incredible things like this. you know, if all the technologies we have in solar impulse were used everywhere in the world, the world could divide by two weeks energy consumption and produce half of its needs with renewable sources already today. >> reporter: yeah. pretty cool. it has set all kinds of aviation records nonetheless. and it has a bay area tie-in, too. those photovoltaic cells were actually put together by sunpower down in the south bay. they plan to fly this thing around the world. they are going to circumnavigate the globe. it's going to take 20 to 25 days to do that. and they expect to do that sometime in 2015. but we are getting a sneak peek right here in the bay area this afternoon. reporting live from sausalito, i'm ken bastida, kpix 5. >> very cool. just didn't probably want to fly into the fog bank that's right along the coast for very long. >>> good today. tomorrow eh. might want to consider taking off from an inland airport because we have some changes coming. al
and to the environment, as well. >> crews expect this to be a multiday clean-up job. the city did a sweep of the area last year in october. >>> there are fewer air traffic controllers on the job this morning. those positions across the country are being furloughed due to the federal spending cuts. ke l.a.x. chico's o'hare could delays from 10 minutes to an hour and if flight controllers at sfo escape the furloughs, bay area travelers may still feel the pinch. >> we could locally have no issues. but if another airport has a staffing shortage, has congestion, we could see delays to and from the locations. >> airlines filed a lawsuit against the federal aviation administration on friday asking a federal court to stop the furloughs of air traffic controllers. faa officials declined comment on the suit. >>> a member of the oakland school board will become the district's acting superintendent soon. gary yee was named a candidate for the job today. the school board is due to vote on the appointment on wednesday. yee has been on the school board since 2003 and he is in line to replace superintendent tony smi
that poison our water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] >>> a juvenile court hearing was held for two boys. a 15-year-old committed suicide after pictures of a sexual attack were released. robert handa live with what could happen next. >> reporter: the first steps toward a possible trial took place here at the juvenile center. we were told by parties involved a judge was going to decide whether to keep the accused boys detained here or be released to their parents. the big legal decision remains, will they be tried as adults. >> reporter: the family of audrey pot and their legal team arrived this morning. the judge likely reminded everybody in the courtroom that today's hearing must be kept private and the pots family did so by leaving the center through a back entrance. leaving a message for the media. >> the hearings are confident because they involve juveniles. >>> whether a decision was made has not made public. a deputy attorney refused to confirm any details but said it would be up to his office whether juven
salai. >>> there's now two tree sitters staging an environment show down. tonight a man from fort brag who was arrested in this incident earlier this month returned to the trees. the protesters say the highway 101 bypass will devastate wetlands and pollute waters that are home to salmon and trout. they say it includes a $50 million project to wildlife. >>> peacing together the boston bombings. we talked to experts on how video and pictures that may appear useless could help break the case. >>> carnival's cost. what the company is in the process of doing. >>> and we'll show you which areas will be the coolest temperatures and possible frost in the morning. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you engineer a true automotive breakthrough? ♪ you give it bold styling, unsurpassed luxury and nearly 1,000 improvements. the redesigned 2013 glk. the next great advance from mercedes-benz. starting at $37,090. >>> in campbell about a dozen people took part of a run. the informal run was organized by the owner of a sports shop. he said a number of his customers had qualified to run in the boston ma
. >>> there's now two tree sitters staging an environment show down. tonight a man from fort brag who was arrested in this incident earlier this month returned to the trees. the protesters say the highway 101 bypass will devastate wetlands and pollute waters that are home to salmon and trout. they say it includes a $50 million project to wildlife. >>> peacing together the boston bombings. we talked to experts on how video and pictures that may appear useless could help >>> in campbell about a dozen people took part of a run. the informal run was organized by the owner of a sports shop. he said a number of his customers had qualified to run in the boston marathon. >>> ktvu rob roth spoke to a former fbi agent with all the work involved to find those responsible. >> reporter: stitching together the many hours of video taken before, during and after the explosion is laborious but essential in solving the boston bombings. according to current and former law enforcement officials. rick smith says the fbi will use the videos to create a precised time line. >> who left the scene after or bef
to come out and enjoy the weekend and know this is a safe environment and we're doing all we can to ensure their safety. >> reporter: again, if you plan to come to tomorrow's game you are urged to arrive early. it will take extra time to get through security at the front gate but we're told it will be time well spent. reporting live in san francisco, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >>> with the nation on high alert a suspicious package disrupted the commenting of the anniversary. somebody left a canvas bag on the sidewalk, crowds gathered to mark the anniversary. with the access blocked, the crowd walked to union square and held the ceremony there. >> obviously, the suspicious package, in light of what happened in boston, erring on the side of caution as we always do the area was shut down. >> turns out the bag was harmless and contained only clothes and papers. after the streets reopened participants placed the wreath back at the fountain. >>> and coming up at 6:30, we'll go live to boston with our own terry mcsweeney and how they are investigating. >>> and audrie potts, who is the
to support the environment and the arts but the state auditor says dmv has been collecting millions of dollars less than it should be from that program. >> it could be for environmental protection purposes or antiterrorism activities so those funds that are not being collected is money we are not being able to use. >> the dmv says keeping track of these funds would take a massive computer upgrade which would cost more than the license plate program brings in. >>> time now 5:26. let's check your commute right now at 5:25. sal you are watching 280 and everything else. >> that is right we are looking at the south bay. it has been a nice looking drive around the bay on this friday. pam had mentioned it. we are also mentioning it. we hope it will stay nice and light for you on this friday. obviously everyone needs a little break from yesterday's commute imparticular. the traffic is moving along pretty well as you drive on 680. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you. a little cooler by the coast today. not so much because of fog but because a westerly breeze has decided to develop. if and
october. we found fire pits and a rest room structure. the environment was being impacted drastically. they realize that cleanup is a short-term solution. >> some people will reencamp. we live in a beautiful community and the weather is very nice. we're working to manage the issue as best we can. >> reporter: outreach workers have been trying to build a rapport with the 200 or so homeless at this sight. so far some have entered a homeless program. the challenge is those who refuse. the city plans on putting up roadblocks to prevent the homeless from bringing in rv's and cars and setting up camp. they also plan on bringing in private security to patrol the area. >>> a new housing development in san francisco's central market area held a groundbreaking celebration today. they joined together to make the $200 million project a reality. the plans are to transform the former automobile association into a new area. >> in the intersection of market and van ness, it can use help as well. >>> california senator dianne feinstein is pushing for lawmakers to move forward with immigration reform.
they measure risk for insurance companies have the best jobs in the nation, including work environment and income. the worst? newspaper reporters. live from the new york stock exchange for jane king and bloomberg business report. >> that makes sense. >> we are tv reporters. >> two stars of the san francisco giants have a new line on their resumes, fashion models, barry zito and buster dressed in designer clothes do grace the may issue of "gq." here is a picture, buster taking a swing at being a super model, with no sloppy wet -- sweat pants and look at barry zito. >> who is that? who is that? which player? >> one of my favorites. i love so many. stirring up heat in the magazine talking about his latest hobby, much different from the music and the photography we have then about, but he now is shooting firearms and people will be interested in that in the may issue of "gq." i will read it for the article. >> sure. sure. >> the words. >> does he know he has fallen from "one" of the favorite players. >> the whole team is great. they have been doing great and last night, it was beautiful at
to keep pushing inland. that's how this whole week goes we'll see this marine influence in our environment. they're quality. it helps the pollen count and helps when that cool sea breeze gets going. tomorrow afternoon this was the forecast map showing those cool temperatures right, lower temperatures at 4:00 and you still have your heat and central valley. you've got 90. kind of classic pattern for this time of year. dense at times you'll see it tonight, you'll see it now. it will be there tomorrow morning and work its way in the little bit of the bay. obviously along the coast. around the bay here in the upper 60s low 70s in the eastbound land you're still going to find temperatures like 79 fair field, close to 80. we've get a couple of 80s forecast coming up on 80 degrees. 80 in brentwood. forecast highs these are for wednesday, thursday's temperatures still a little bit cool. you'll see that in the 5-day forecast. lots of cities, the coast is cool now, 59 in athens bay. so if you don't like the heat, you just head west and you'll find it cooler. there's your 5-day forecast representing
. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] has tested positive for the deadly >>> developing news out of washington, a letter intercepted on its way to capital hill has tested positive for the deadly poison ricin. it was addressed to republican senator and caught during a routine off-site screening. senator claire mccaskel said there is a suspect in custody. no word on who that person is. so far there's no connection to the boston bombings but certainly brings. >>> when those bombs went off in boston survivors scrambled to let their loved ones know they were okay. but the sudden surge was too much, crashing some cell phones. found out the bay area is just as vulnerable. >> that's right, when we have a major disaster the instinct now is to reach for your cell phone to call people or to check in and let people know you are all right. but when everyone tries to get on the network at the same time in the same localized area, no one can get on but now some silicone valley engineers are trying to fix that. >> the boston marathon bombings were the lates
chemicals that poison our water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] >> following the latest with the bay bridge and those bolts that were found to be defective. jackie sissel is discovering more about these boats and their history. >> there are new reports out this morning indicating caltrans actually ordered some tests as early as 2008 on those boatsbulletolts. 96 of these bolts were put into the bay bridge. as they were being tightened, 33 of them actually it failed, cracked. the report today they say as early as 2008 there were questions about the integrity of these bowls and the manufacturer who actually made the bolts. that was the icing co. and ohio. caltrans ashley ordered additional tests on the bolts. they wanted to make sure that they were structurally it fine. for whatever reason, those tests were not done. one-third of the 96 bullets ultimately failed. why did tests were not done is obviously part of the investigation. how're they going to fix this? last week there was a press conference addressing this
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